Roadside Scientist (2018)

12min   |   Bengali


Director:  Diganta Dey

Writers: Diganta Dey

Starring: Sukomol Basak


Alexandra James, UK Film Review

"Roadside Scientist follows Sukomol Basak, a humble man, living within the isolated side of West Bengal, India. The story highlights the severity of poverty and the effects it has on those aspiring to be recognised and achieve greatness. We learn that Basak is a respected man within his community and clearly has high expectations for himself. Many of his friends and family praise his intellect and encourage his goals. In 2005, Basak invented a self-dispensing liquid system, an invention that could help revolutionise the water conservation industry, which is key in cutting down India’s water wastage."

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